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joined 2012 Apr 19, 12:42pm   United States 169 posts   5,423 comments   following x   ignore ignoring Rin x ignore


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I've decided not to have kids
by Rin in #misc on 10 Jul 2014  291 comments, latest 3 years ago
Ok, it's been said before but I'll say it again. I see myself as a creative and intelligent person who, if born rich, would be a Renaissance man doing my...

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Why do ppl promote the lie, 'Money Doesn't Bring Happiness' ? (iusedtohavehair.com)
by Rin in #misc on 6 Feb 2014  274 comments, latest 3 years ago
There are numerous commentators who tout the nonsense of Money not buying happiness ... http://iusedtohavehair.com/201 http://www.studymode.com/essay http://www.forbes.com/2004/09/ I will say one thing ... Corporate America, meaning engaging them, working for...

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Addendum: No Kids and now, generally losing interest in women
by Rin in #misc on 15 Jul 2014  245 comments, latest 3 years ago
Original thread: http://patrick.net/?p=1245628 Since my infamous declaration of intent, not to have kids and to live the rest of my life, as a Renaissance man, once my equity in this...

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Rin's corroboration with a female ex-classmate
by Rin in #misc on 16 Sep 2014  230 comments, latest 3 years ago
I had a chat with an old acquaintance from high school. She was one of the few girls who was in the advanced chemistry section and did extremely well on...

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Reference material for my loss of interest in dating women thread
by Rin in #misc on 16 Jul 2014  188 comments, latest 2 years ago
Since it's tough to run through an entire thread to find this, I figured I should make this a reference read, all on its own. Original thread: http://patrick.net/?p=1246407 Here's a...

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The Night My Husband Revealed To Me His Double Life (huffingtonpost.com)
by Rin in #misc on 16 Mar 2015  179 comments, latest 2 years ago
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ Excerpt from article: "Number one," he says, looking down at his paper, "About 10 years ago, when we'd been married a couple of years, I had an affair. It...

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The movie, 'The Graduate' is a sign that the boomers suck.
by Rin in #misc on 6 Sep 2014  158 comments, latest 3 years ago
In 'The Graduate', Dustin Hoffman portrayed a very bored kid, from an upper middle class household on the west coast. He had nothing to do all day and his only...

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My plan to restore science & engineering in America
by Rin in #housing on 21 Mar 2014  143 comments, latest 3 years ago
I think it's time that the horseshit about science and engineering careers comes to an end. Corporations are offshoring R&D and the govt is limiting funding to key *pet* principal...

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Simple, doctors are overpaid
by Rin in #misc on 28 Oct 2012  128 comments, latest 7 months ago
I think it's time that we stop the lies and admit the truth, doctors are simply overpaid. GPs are at ~$150K while specialists and surgical specialists are from $200K to...

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STEM graduate says he can't find a job (washingtonpost.com)
by Rin in #misc on 27 Aug 2014  122 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ Excerpts: "My degree was supposed to make me qualified as a programmer, but by the time I left school, all of the software and programming languages I’d learned had...

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Ann Coulter turns interest in World Cup into a multiculturalism bashing issue. (clarionledger.com)
by Rin in #misc on 26 Jun 2014  121 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.clarionledger.com/s Excerpt: "If more "Americans" are watching soccer today, it's only because of the demographic switch effected by Teddy Kennedy's 1965 immigration law. I promise you: No American whose great-grandfather...

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Millennials will be the 1st generation to see the end of work
by Rin in #misc on 20 May 2014  117 comments, latest 3 years ago
The primary thing which defines the WWII & Boomers was that they were the generations which had actually experienced an era where one's labor was of value to society. And...

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If Hillary Clinton actually worked out, 2 hrs per day, would she be attractive?
by Rin in #misc on 13 Oct 2016  115 comments, latest 2 months ago
Here's Hillary from her youth ... Clearly, she's got nice facial features and is quite good looking, despite being a monster on the inside. If she'd worked out, like let's...

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Rin ... can someone tell me why f*cking wh*res won't bring me happiness?
by Rin in #misc on 5 Jan 2016  107 comments, latest 2 years ago
Ok, I'm waiting for your responses.

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Why do ppl compare the Navy SEALs to let's say... an Ivy league education?
by Rin in #misc on 10 Nov 2015  101 comments, latest 2 years ago
For the life of me, I'd gotten tired of the comparison. All the wonks out there, like to compare passing the training to enter the Navy SEALs or really, any...

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Dating is not like Pomegranates
by Rin in #misc on 9 Feb 2017  95 comments, latest 9 months ago
The problem is that most ppl don't understand the difference between what's intrinsically organic and what's artificial/man made. Dating is artificial. It's about the pretense of potential soulmate-hood and other...

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Strategist, are you ready?
by Rin in #misc on 23 Feb 2015  90 comments, latest 3 years ago
Use your imagination to fill in the box ... It's time for you to book that ticket to Oz/NZ! Say farewell to Uncle Sam! We fought a Revolutionary War for...

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Wham's George Michael is dead & got more respect than let's say, Rin, because .. (yahoo.com)
by Rin in #misc on 25 Dec 2016  89 comments, latest 8 months ago
https://www.yahoo.com/music/pu Excerpt Throughout his career, his drug use and taste for risky sex brought him into frequent brushes with the law, most famously in 1998 when he was arrested for...

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Enough on scientist threads, don't go into science if you're not already rich
by Rin in #misc on 11 Sep 2013  85 comments, latest 4 years ago
Ok, we've seen threads on the NSA (or some school admin) suppressing a Hopkin's professor's writings, another on federal research grant cutbacks and then, more threads on continuous STEM shortages....

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Article: What's Causing Our Millennials to Fail at Becoming Adults? (mainstreet.com)
by Rin in #misc on 2 Mar 2014  82 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.mainstreet.com/arti Excerpt: --- "Even as economic conditions have improved for some in the population, young people are worse off today than they were 20 years ago," says study co-author Warren...
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